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Chicken and Medjool Date Lettuce Wraps

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Ingredients:

Dressing:

  • ½ cup light olive oil vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped pitted Natural Delights Medjool Dates (about 4 dates)
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic

Salad:

  • 2 ½ cups ¼-inch cubes cold, cooked chicken
  • cup ¼-inch cubes pitted Natural Delights Medjool Dates
  • cup ¼-inch cubes red bell pepper
  • ½ cup sliced green onions
  • 12 small butter lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted

Preparation:

  1. Puree all dressing ingredients in a small blender or food processor until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. (May be prepared several days ahead and store tightly covered in the refrigerator.)
  2. Place chicken, dates, bell pepper and green onions in a medium bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss well to coat.
  3. Spoon equal amounts of chicken mixture into lettuce leaves and sprinkle with almonds.
Nutritional analysis per serving - Calories: 370, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Trans Fat: 0g, MUFA: 3.85, PUFA: 1.65, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 300mg, Potassium: 624mg, Carbohydrates: 36g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 29g, Protein: 31g, Vitamin A: 35%, Vitamin C: 70%, Calcium: 8%, Iron: 15%